lacertine

adjective

lac·​er·​tine
ˈlasə(r)ˌtīn,
-tə̇n
1
: resembling a lizard : lacertilian
2
: adorned with interlacings suggestive of lizard forms

Word History

Etymology

Latin lacerta lizard + English -ine

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“Lacertine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lacertine. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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